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Obama limits military-style gear for local police

US President Barack Obama will ban the provision of some military-style equipment to local law enforcement amid ongoing strife between police and communities of color. The ban is a policy reversal for Obama, who indicated last year that programs by the federal governments to provide military-style gear to local police departments would remain in place because of their broader contribution to public safety. The White House said the federal…